George Sisler’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 24, 1893

Death Date

Mar 26, 1973

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Richmond Heights, Missouri, United States


Baseball Player

The baseball player George Sisler died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

MLB first baseman who collected 2,812 career hits, including 257 in 1920, which became a long-standing league record.

Played baseball at the University of Michigan for future Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.

He missed the entire 1923 season when he was afflicted with double vision.

His two sons, Dick and Dave, also carved out excellent careers in the MLB.

His single-season hits record was broken by Ichiro Suzuki in 2004.